How much would it cost for a second opinion? My breasts are uneven after breast aug 9 weeks ago.
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Can I get a second opinion for uneven breasts nine weeks after surgery?
The real issue here is whether or not you had pre-existing breast asymmetry. A simple breast augmentation will not address pre-existing breast asymmetry and can often enhance it. Depending on what type of asymmetry it is, it can potentially be treated with various forms of breast lift and or different sized implants, if appropriate. Oftentimes the asymmetry is not significant enough to justify doing those things, but it needs to be understood that the asymmetry will always be there and can actually be enhanced due to breast implants. Also, sometimes when these treatments are offered, the patient does not want them due to the additional scars.
Your best bet is to wait it out for a couple of more months. If you are still unsatisfied, go back to your plastic surgeon. You would likely have an upcoming appointment around that time frame anyway. If you are still unsatisfied after this, that would be the time for you to seek a second opinion. Patience and best of luck!
Drop & Fluff
Thank you for your question. The time that it takes for breast implants to "drop & Fluff" is roughly 2-6 months so I would recommend that you wait at least a few months more before evaluating your results. Asymmetries are common during healing and sometimes persist if related to a pre op asymmetry. Once you have healed and settled further, you could revisit the discussion with your Plastic Surgeon or book a consultation with another for a second opinion.
All the best
I understand your dilemma. I would hope that my fellow ABPS certified/ASAPS member surgeons would give an honest assessment of the situation, a prognosis, and a potential surgical plan, if necessary, to achieve a goal.
At two months, you will continue to change, so I would wait a full 6 months from surgery. Frequently asymmetries improve or (occasionally) disappear completely. What won't impact your result is massage, bands, or other contraptions.
If after 6 months you have a problem and your surgeon doesn't see or want to address it, move on.
Best of luck!
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9 weeks after Breast augmentation
Sorry for what you are going through.
Would discuss your concerns with your surgeon as surgeons generally would like to keep their patients fully satisfied and happy.
Your surgeon will know your anatomy and the surgery performed.
Assuming your surgeon is board certified and experienced she/he would give you appropriate advise and also be the best choice to "revise" it if need be. Considering all your concerns my humble opinion is to stay with your surgeon and build a good rapport.
She/he could even arrange for a second opinion so you would be more comfortable.
All my best,
9 weeks post breast Augmentation and uneven
Post-op Implant malposition
Concerns after breast augmentation…
Keep in mind that unless something very unusual is happening, revisionary breast surgery will likely not be indicated at this point.
At this point, I would suggest that you continue to follow up with your own plastic surgeon and express questions/concerns. Best wishes.
Nine weeks after surgery is still early, and you still do not have your final result. Minor asymmetries are common and usually even out after 6 months. Unless you have significant asymmetry, no plastic surgeon would be able to offer an opinion on whether you would benefit from a revision at this early point.
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